20th April 2014
US: Alabama woman charged with murder of son’s gay lover
4:07 PM — An Alabama woman has been charged with the murder of her son's gay lover, after he was gunned down outside a truck stop.
US: New York pub banned from becoming gay bar 6
3:25 PM — A New York pub has been banned from re-branding into a gay bar by its landlord.
Cliff Richard: ‘If I was gay, would it make any difference?’ 17
2:22 PM — Sir Cliff Richard has addressed long-standing rumours about his sexuality, saying he hopes it wouldn't make a difference whether he is gay or not.
UK: Nursery worker, fired for refusing to read ‘gay stories’ to children, sues for religious discrimination 117
2:04 PM — A Christian nursery worker, who was fired after giving a Bible to a lesbian colleague and refusing to read 'gay stories' to children, is suing her former employer for religious discrimination.
19th April 2014
Gay basketball player Derrick Gordon: I cried most nights before I came out 7
5:56 PM — Gay basketball player Derrick Gordon has said that being in the closet took a huge toll on him, and that he cried most nights before he came out.
17th April 2014
Norway: Plumber stabs workmate ten times after being called ‘grumpy little gay’ 3
10:12 PM — A Norway plumber has been acquitted from a charge of attempted murder on the grounds of insanity, after stabbing his workmate ten times for being labelled a 'grumpy little gay'.
Egypt: Surge in anti-gay raids sparks fears of crackdown 5
8:45 PM — Raids on the gay community in Egypt have drastically increased in the past few months, it has been reported.
Australia: Christian youth camp loses appeal against discrimination ruling 2
12:19 PM — A Christian youth camp which was ordered to pay damages for discriminating against a gay youth support charity in 2010 when it refused to accept its booking, has now lost its appeal against the court's ruling.
16th April 2014
US: Obama picks gay bishop for closing prayers at Easter Breakfast 5
8:33 PM — Barack Obama picked an openly gay bishop to deliver the closing prayers at the annual White House Easter Prayers Breakfast on Monday.
15th April 2014
Golfer who agrees that being gay is ‘an open rebellion to God’ wins Masters 14
5:52 PM — A golfer who voiced his support for a sports analyst who said gay NBA player Jason Collins' coming out was an "open rebellion to God" has won the Masters.
14th April 2014
Spain: Gay and lesbian retirement home to open in Madrid 2
9:26 PM — A retirement home for gay and lesbian pensioners is to be opened in Madrid.
13th April 2014
US: Homeless shelter invites the Pope to ‘see for himself’ the church’s impact on gay teens 11
4:42 PM — An LGBT homeless shelter has written an open letter to the Pope in the New York Times, to invite him to come 'see for himself' the impact of his church's teachings on homosexuality.
US: Michigan same-sex benefits ban heads to appeals court
2:03 PM — Michigan is appealing the decision to strike down a law which denies domestic partner benefits to gay couples.
Nigel Evans says he is owed £130,000 after ‘witch-hunt’ case cost him his life savings 13
1:05 PM — MP Nigel Evans, who was acquitted on all rape and sexual assault charges on Thursday, has said the Crown Prosecution Service should pay his £130,000 legal bill after costing him his life savings.
12th April 2014
Pussy Riot members: ‘Vladimir Putin could be gay’ 106
5:59 PM — Two members of Pussy Riot have claimed that Vladimir Putin could be gay.
10th April 2014
US: Dallas gay man found murdered, naked and wrapped in sheet
9:54 PM — A gay man from Dallas has been found murdered, naked and wrapped in a sheet in the backseat of his car.
US: Seattle mayor supports scout leader who was banned for being gay 2
9:30 PM — The Mayor of Seattle has defended a scout leader who was fired for being gay and has refused to leave his post.
9th April 2014
US: Catholic church fires ‘gifted’ gay musician for marrying his partner 67
10:07 PM — A 'gifted' gay musician who worked in Catholic churches for over 30 years has been fired, because he married his same-sex partner.
8th April 2014
Gay US scout leader defies sacking: ‘I will remain in my post’ 5
9:25 PM — A gay scout leader who was sacked by the Boy Scouts of America has said he will remain in his post, with the support of his church.
US: University medical centre asks gay students ‘would you prefer to be straight?’ 12
8:54 PM — A health survey conducted by the University of Kentucky's medical centre asked students if they would prefer to be straight.